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Glimmer Train

Family Matters (1st place – $1,500): Welcome in March and September.

                    . Deadline: 3/31.TRAIN

Very Short Fiction (1st place – $1,500): Welcome  April, July, and October.

Standard Category ($700): Welcome May, September.

Fiction Open (1st place – $2,500): Welcome in June and December (closes January 2).

Short Story Award for New Writers (1st place – $1,500): Welcome in May, August, November.


Poetry in Philadelphia (info reblogged from Poetdelphia)

CLOTHESPIN   Sat. March 14, 205 – Rathalla Review Write-a-Thon at Rosemont College

Thurs., March 19, 2015
One Book, One Philadelphia author Christina Baker Kline at Spring Poets & Writers Festival – Community College of Philadelphia
9:30 – 11:15 a.m., Room S2-3 *Winnett Building, 2nd Floor

Thurs. March 26, 2015 – Small Press Symposium and Book Fair — Spring Poets & Writers Festival – Community College of Philadelphia

Wed., April 1, 2015
Visiting Poet Eduardo C. Corral
Location: S2-3, Winnet Building, 2nd floor.·
Community College of Philadelphia
11:30-12:30 Reading, Q&A and book-signing with poet Eduardo Corral. Special focus: Immigration and the Latino Diaspora: Bridging
Cultures through Poetry.

Penn Shelley Seminars every Monday night at 5:45 through spring term 2015. Free. Van Pelt Library. U. Penn.

Writer’s Conferences and Retreats:Urban_Writers_Retreat_Residential_Room_2_Window

Click HERE for the Poets and Writers’ listings with info on application and fees.






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